Amsterdam Merit Scholarships for Excellent International Students

The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

Field(s) of study:
Eligible Masters Degree programme offered by the following Faculties:
• Child Development and Education
• Communication
• Economics and Business
• Humanities
• Law
• Medicine
• Psychology
• Science
• Social Sciences

Target group:
International students from outside the EU/European Economic Area

Scholarship value:
Depending on the faculty, the scholarship can vary between €2,000 – €25,000. The Amsterdam Merit Scholarship can sometimes be supplemented with the Holland Scholarship, of which the University of Amsterdam is a participating member.

Students who hold a non-EU/EEA passport and have applied for a degree programme at the University of Amsterdam may submit an application for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

Please read the specific eligibility criteria of each faculty (links to faculty pages found above).

Application instructions:
Applications should be submitted to the Admissions Offices of the Graduate Schools. You can find the specific eligibility requirements, selection criteria and application instructions on the Faculty or Graduate School websites.

Deadline for scholarship applications differ per Faculty but is around January to May 2018 when starting in September 2018.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Official Scholarship Website:–tuition/scholarships-and-loans/amsterdam-merit-scholarship/amsterdam-merit-scholarship.html